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Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
new fallout from britain's phone scandal that is threatening rupert murdoch's media empire. murdock is in london trying to do some damage control. >> reporter: media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters easy met with his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks, in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdock reading sunday's final edition of the news of the world. the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking the phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: london's "daily mirror" tabloid is hitting murdock with more claims of corruption involving 9-11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with a case of milly dowler, a british team murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy pr
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
hacking scandal in britain has reached new levels. now, the government is getting involved. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> friends of dominique strauss-kahn say the former imf chief is focus on clearing his name and restoring his honor in the united states. he's back in france after questioning were raised about the credibility of a new york hotel maid who claimed strauss- kahn sexually assaulted her. yesterday, lawyers for a french writer who is a friend of his second wife filed a complaint saying the 62-year-old billionaire tried to rape her in 2003. >>> people across britain are shocked and outraged over the widening phone hacking scandal. a newspaper is accused of hacking into the phones of missing children and terror attack victims. as charlie d'agata reports, lawmakers are now getting involved. >> reporter: a british tabloid may have hacked into the phones of a missing 13-year-old girl and suicide bombing family. investigators are looking into whether journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listen into desperate conversations familie
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
heels of london's police chief stepping down sunday. britain's prime minister is calling for an emergency session of parliament to deal with the crisis. he's also cutting his trip to south africa short as he tries to reassure the public the investigation will be fair. >> the metropolitan police service inquiry must go wherever the evidence leads. they should investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: britain's serious fraud office could be next to launch a probe into the phone hacking allegations. the government anti-fraud agency is also ready to help u.s. authorities who are looking into whether 9/11 families were hacking victims. rupert murdoch, his son james, and murdock's former british ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested 10 people in connection with the investig
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the lucrative british satellite company b sky b. the pullout combs just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the houses of parliament. >> what has happened is disgraceful, got to be addressed and they should stop thinking about merges when they have to sort out the mess they've created. >> lawmakers had planned an afternoon vote to force murdoch to back away from the takeover deal. but news corp folded first, saying it was too difficult to progress in the current climate. murdoch came under attack after revelations his tabloid, the news of the world, hacked into the phones of murder and terror victims. the scandal has also embarrassed the prime minister, known for a cozy relationship with the media mogul for hiring andy colson at this communication chief. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking while he was editor of the tabloid. >> the public wants us to do is address this firestorm. they want us to sort out bad practices of the media. >> a small group of protestors marched outside murdoch's london home as the car carrying the boss sped
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